Ghana Premier League: Samartex 2 – 1 Hearts of Oak – Phobians suffer first defeat under Aboubakar Ouattara


Week 23 of the Ghana Premier League witnessed an exciting clash between league leaders Samartex FC and Accra Hearts of Oak SC. The match unfolded at Samartex FC’s home ground, where the hosts emerged victorious with a 2-1 win, extending their lead by five points ahead of other teams’ matches.

The opening goal came from Evans Osei Wusu, who showcased his skill and precision to put Samartex FC ahead 1-0 after 25 minutes of play. As the first half drew to a close, the score remained in favor of the hosts at 1-0.

In a display of determination and resilience, Hamza 5, who had recently returned from injury after missing four games, made a triumphant comeback for Accra Hearts of Oak SC. He found the back of the net in the 77th minute, leveling the scoreline and igniting hope for his team.

However, the thrilling encounter took a decisive turn in the dying moments of the match. With just three minutes remaining on the clock, Evans Osei Wusu rose to the occasion once again, delivering the winning goal for Samartex FC. His clutch performance secured a hard-fought 2-1 victory for the home side.

Looking ahead, Samartex FC, now bolstered by their latest triumph, are set to face reigning champions Medeama SC in their upcoming match, which promises to be a significant test of their mettle on their home turf.

Meanwhile, Accra Hearts of Oak SC, under the leadership of coach Aboubakar Ouattara, faced their first defeat under his tenure. However, they remain determined to bounce back, as they prepare to host Bibiani Gold Stars FC in their next Ghana Premier League fixture.

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